College Writing I (ENG111)


Prerequisite Courses

Course Description

College Writing I This course focuses on essay development from pre-writing and drafting through rewriting, revising, and editing. Various forms of expository and impromptu writing are practiced, and assignments include short, in-class responses and longer essays. The three major course areas are informational reading and writing, analytical reading and writing, and writing for advocacy. Students are encouraged to read, analyze, discuss, and write, studying both the content and rhetoric of selected essays. Grammar instruction will be limited and introduced as needed. Students requiring extra grammar help will be referred to the Office of Academic Support Services for assistance. This course is comprised of lecture, workshops, and writing laboratory sessions. 3 Credits Prerequisite: Placement into this course is based on successful (C or higher) completion of 101 or initial layered intake and assessment. In addition, progression into ENG 112 is determined by the attainment of the grade of “C” or higher in this course. 

Course Section Description

This is a 10 week online course with no set meeting times. Students will need their UCB email account to gain access to the course (via Brightspace Class access starts on the first day of the session. Students need a laptop or computer beginning on Day 1 of the course.